Accomplished Riverina training veteran Ron Stubbs says Saturday’s TAB $60,000 Highway (1400m) at Royal Randwick was always a “target” race for talented comeback mare Lost Command in preparation for bigger occasions.
A Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) programme for Ladies First has been announced by trainer Allan Sharrock.
Trainer Rob Heathcote is hoping to pick up travelling expenses for his next overseas holiday from his trio of runners in the Sky Racing Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben on Saturday.
Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart could kick off his 2018 Melbourne Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 3 $150,000 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on July 28.
Jameka was a special visitor to the Ladbrokes Park Lakeside meeting on Wednesday after a planned gallop at the track early in the morning had to be aborted.
Melbourne racegoers will get a look at Godolphin star Kementari early in the 2018/19 racing season, but he is not the only high-profile member of the team being set for Melbourne features.
We’re well into the final month of the 2017-2018 racing season and the local Gosford Trainer’s Premiership is heating up with only four wins sitting between four trainers at the top spot, with the next meeting on Thursday.
Unbeaten two year old Zoustyle will be sent to the spelling paddock before being prepared for a Summer and an Autumn campaign.
The international numbers in pursuit of the first $7 million Melbourne Cup continue to swell with Qatar Racing announcing an attempt on the race this spring by a son of Frankel named Count Octave.
The future of 2016 Caulfield Cup winner Jameka will be decided after the mare contests a barrier trial at Cranbourne in three weeks.
She was the filly that came from nowhere to grab a priceless juvenile Group 1, but this spring Ben Smith has his sights on the ultimate upset with El Dorado Dreaming – in the Cox Plate.
Mollyfied will be given another chance to claim a late season metropolitan win when she steps up to 1600 metres at Warwick Farm.